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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

Hacienda Petac Culinary Experience

“We knew we wanted our next trip to be a cooking trip, so Lynn got on it and came up with three options. We chose the Yucatán trip because it…

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Colonial Cities

Celebration of the Christ Child in Espita

One of the most important festivities in Espita, municipality located in the east of Yucatán (165 km from Mérida, 2 hours approximately), is the celebration honoring the Baby Jesus, Espita’s…

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Haciendas

Hacienda Santa Cruz

With construction dating from the 17th century, it has evolved through time from a Franciscan monastery to a henequén hacienda in the 19th century; finally becoming a gorgeous hotel today…

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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan

A Colorful Party for the Souls

In Yucatán, the traditional festivity for the Day of the Dead is Hanal Pixan (food of the souls), celebrated by all Yucatecans. In the towns and cities it is celebrated…

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Colonial Cities

Oxkutzcab: The State’s Orchard

Oxkutzcab “town three times founded” or “place of the breadnut tree, tobacco and honey” is an agricultural center located in the southern part of Yucatán, 100 km from Mérida, in…

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Colonial Cities

Fall in Love with Conkal

When you are in travel mode you want to take advantage of every moment, to visit and discover everything. Conkal offers a different kind of escape, with one of the…

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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

The Living Henequén: Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Stroll through the splendor of the architecture of the main house; take a ride on the original “trucks” (wooden platforms moved on rails); enjoy the views of the famous “Green…

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Eco Destinations

Discover the Underground Paradise of Yucatán: Cenotes

Yucatán is rich in flora, fauna and cenotes (sinkholes) that will amaze you. All over the Península you can find “dzonot” created thousands of years ago, thanks to nature. In…

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Destinations, Travel in yucatan

Escape and Enjoy Adventure Tourism in Yucatán

Answer your adventure call: discover unique archaeological sites and explore the secrets of the underground caves. Don´t miss it! Explorer Vocation Wouldn’t you like to see the only sundial in…

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Beaches, Traveling & Getting around

El Cuyo, Natural Beauty

Can you imagine waking up with a view of the Caribbean Sea, walking on the beach with the white sand between your toes, listening to the sound of the waves…

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Colonial Cities, Travel in yucatan

Vibrant Hammocks: Tixkokob

A step back in time to visit an old hacienda? Shop for a hammock with vibrant colors hand-made by regional artisans? Or breakfast on “mondongo” in the mercado? Of course,…

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Beaches, Traveling & Getting around

The Beaches of Yucatán

The breeze, the seagulls, and the sunshine are some of the pleasures you will enjoy on a Yucatecan summer day. The proximity of Mérida to the coastal towns of our…

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Colonial Cities, Travel in yucatan

Off the Beaten Path in Yucatán

Let your spirit of adventure spirit guide you along new routes to discover Yucatán. Exploring small towns along the way could be a great way to reach your destination. You…

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Beaches, Rental Homes

Casa Las Olas

Address: Carretera Chicxulub – Telchac Pto. Km 40.5 Telchac Puerto Casa Las Olas It rents for $313 USD per night, 3 stars. http://www.remixto.com/yucatan-beach/olas · 4 bedrooms · 4 bathrooms ·…

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Colonial Cities, History

The First Spark of the Mexican Revolution

Valladolid has a very important place in the history of México. The “first spark of the Mexican Revolution,” also known as the Dzelkoop Plan, was an insurrection which began on…

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Archaeological Sites, Traveling & Getting around

Light and Sound at Chichén Itzá: Noches de Kukulkán

Imagine a sky full of stars, a balmy evening at the foot of the pyramids and buildings built by a fantastic culture, lasting for centuries, and which still surprises us…

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Colonial Cities

Motul

Only 30 minutes from Mérida, heading out Avenida Yucatán, an excellent highway will take you to Motul, a city with history and various inviting attractions including food, sightseeing, and swimming,…

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Archaeological Sites

Maya Archaeological Sites that are Accessible to All

Although one of the first things I saw was the ramp snaking up the long hill just inside the entrance to the archaeological site of Uxmal, its significance wasn’t immediately…

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Archaeological Sites, Eco Destinations

Adventure and Nature: Mayapán and Cenotes

If you wake up one morning with a craving to explore Yucatán, or you have a free day and want to do a complete route that includes an archaeological site,…

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